GL baseball, the top seed, advances to UCT semifinals for 2nd straight season; Johnson, Summit, Cranford also move on

Final four teams will vie to reach final in competition scheduled for Elizabeth's Williams Field May 2

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Last year Ethan Frohman got the ball for his team’s county semifinal contest and pitched the Highlanders into the final for the first time in three years. This time head coach Chris Roof’s strategy was to pitch Frohman in Wednesday’s quarterfinals and hope that his GL squad would advance – once again […]

UCC baseball, softball standings here as of April 27

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 27:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools) 1-Cranford (6-1) 2-Governor Livingston (5-2) Scotch Plains (5-2) 4-Elizabeth (3-4) 5-Westfield (2-5) 6-Union (0-7)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Johnson (5-1) 2-Dayton (4-3) 3-New Providence (2-3) 4-Linden (2-4) Union Catholic (2-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (5 schools) 1-Roselle Park (4-0) 2-Summit […]

UCT softball schedule rest of the way; Quarterfinals, semifinals at Linden May 1, 2

Championship game at Kean May 9

UCT SOFTBALL SCHEDULE THE REST OF THE WAY   QUARTERFINALS FRIDAY, MAY 1 AT LINDEN 5:30 P.M., 7:30 P.M.   TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Cranford vs. 4-Westfield 8-Brearley vs. 1-Johnson   BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Elizabeth vs. 3-Rahway 7-Scotch Plains vs. 2-Gov. Livingston   SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, MAY 2 At Linden, 3 p.m.   […]

Tentative UCT baseball schedule rest of the way; Top 4 seeds advance to quarterfinals

Semifinals at Elizabeth May 2, final at Kean May 9

TENTATIVE UCT BASEBALL SCHEDULE THE REST OF THE WAY   QUARTERFINALS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29   TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Elizabeth at 4-Johnson 8-Union at 1-Gov. Livingston   BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Westfield at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 2-Scotch Plains   SEMIFINALS SATURDAY, MAY 2 At Elizabeth   FINAL SATURDAY, MAY 9 At Kean   […]

Johnson earns top seed for 40th annual softball UCT; Crusaders seek first title since 1981

GL is 2nd seed, Rahway 3rd

The 40th annual softball Union County Tournament was seeded April 20 in Linden. Johnson, with a record of 9-1 and its only loss to an out-of-state opponent, earned the top seed. The Crusaders are seeking to win the UCT for the third time and first time since 1981. Johnson last reached the final in 1996, […]

Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational includes 8 games from April 17-19; Panthers host Columbia

Union Catholic and New Providence also among field once again

For the first time, last year’s Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational – played on the same weekend as this year’s will be – included no rain and normal, comfortable temperatures to enjoy the sport by. All 10 games were played, including some thrillers – there were three one-run games and three two-run contests. Even […]

Union standout junior wrestler Brown works overtime to attain goal of reaching Atlantic City for first time; Places third at heavyweight in Region 3

Is first Farmer grappler to advance to NJSIAA Tournament in 10 years.

After what Union standout David Brown went through on the mat last weekend he needed plenty of rest to be prepared for his first trip to Atlantic City. Just getting out of Region 3 and qualifying for the NJSIAA Tournament was – perhaps – the ultimate challenge for this highly-competitive junior grappler. Following a win […]

Livingston lifts Linden boys’ basketball to UCT championship; Pours in team- and tied for game-high 21 points, including game-winning basket

Tigers capture 11th county championship and first since 2007

UNION – Sometimes heart, will, physicality and determination – important things that don’t show up in the scoring agate – turn out to be more important than blocks, rebounds, steals and assists. Those were the traits Linden had to go by and count on if the Tigers were to get past a much taller Roselle […]

The Patrick School holds on to thwart Westfield 45-43 to capture its first UCT championship; Celtics receive 14 points from Williams, Powell

UNION – When you get to the championship game of a basketball tournament you want to see the teams battle right until the very end. An attempt at a game-winning shot right before the buzzer wouldn’t hurt as well. Fans of Union County girls’ basketball were treated to both Friday night. When Westfield senior Jacqueline […]

UCT girls’ basketball semifinals set; Top 4 seeds made it

On Feb. 24 it will be 3-New Providence vs. 2-Patrick School and 4-Westfield vs. 1-Roselle Catholic

CLARK – If the Westfield girls’ basketball team wants to reach the county championship game for the first time in seven years, the Blue Devils will have to get past defending champion Roselle Catholic. That’s the challenge right in front of them. Fourth-seeded Westfield earned a third chance at knocking off the top-seeded Lions after […]

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